Philip Coyle

former Director of Weapons Testing, Pentagon

Guest

Senior Advisor at the Center for Defense Information, a nonprofit security-related research group; former Director of Weapons Testing at the Pentagon during the Clinton Administration, and former Director of Nuclear Testing for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Berkeley, California

Philip Coyle on KCRW

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